Recently, I had cause to revisit Roland Barthes’ book of essays, Mythologies. Barthes examines how seemingly simple thing – a Roman hairdo, for instance, in Julius Caesar – can refer to a bigger idea – that is Roman-ness. Despite the passage of sixty years, Barthes’ approach can be utilized to examine popular cultural products that he would […]
Although it is an unlikely scenario for network TV, there will be a black bachelor on this season of UnReal on Lifetime.
In today’s post, we’re talking about Donald Trump, emotional news anchors, and the Duggars on TLC. Again.
Barry Diller has called Donald Trump’s candidacy little more than a Reality spectacle, but unfortunately he is wrong.